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Related to Pinctada: Pinctada margaritifera, pearl oyster
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Noun1.Pinctada - pearl oystersPinctada - pearl oysters        
mollusk genus - a genus of mollusks
family Pteriidae, Pteriidae - pearl oysters
pearl oyster, Pinctada margaritifera - tropical marine bivalve found chiefly off eastern Asia and Pacific coast of North America and Central America; a major source of pearls
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ABSTRACT Production of larger, rounder, high-quality cultured pearls with fewer circles is one of the main challenges of Pinctada margaritifera aquaculture faced by every pearl farm in French Polynesia.
GIA Pearl Identification Report #2165503254 describes the Putilov pearl as a drilled natural saltwater pearl of the Pinctada species of oyster measuring 19.
Some species, such as Pinctada, are not considered too tasty today, but in the past the inhabitants were not so choosy.
Triploidy induction by caffeine-heat shock treatments in the Japanese pearl oyster Pinctada fucata martensii.
Hanigan, 30, the rumoured toyboy of Demi Moore, was out and about at the Pinctada Cable Beach Polo VIP Marquee in Broome on Monday, News.
Determine the ratio of nickel and vanadium caused by oil pollution in Pinctada radiate and accosterea cucullata available on the sidelines of Hormozgan Province coast.
Two other species In the same region are the Pinctada maxima and P.
Highlighting the significance of the programme, the remaining designs will be produced by leading pearl manufacturers including ARY Jewelers, Damas, Dhamani, Hof & Co, Liali Jewellery, Mahallati Jewellery, Mikura Pearls, Pinctada, Taiba and Universal Pearls (Umi Pearls).
indica; pearl oyster, Pinctada fucata; edible oyster, Crassostrea madrasensis; and the shrimp, Penaeus indicus.
The next day we took a tour of the Willie Creek pearl farm and learned all about how Broome produces the world's finest pearls using the giant pinctada maximus pearl oyster.
Hailed as the epitome of beauty and elegance Paspaley's South Sea pearls are cultured from the giant Pinctada maxima oyster in the pristine waters of Northwestern Australia and are nurtured exclusively in Paspaley's pearl beds.